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Late-Career Receptionist Salary

The average Late-Career Receptionist can expect to rake in roughly $13.02 per hour. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Receptionists bottoms out near $21K and approaches $40K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $1K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Late-Career Receptionists is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$21,922 - $44,301
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $31,038
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90%

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$9.84 - $17.79
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,922 - $44,301  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,428  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,214  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,617 - $39,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $17.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,428  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,214  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,617 - $39,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 937

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Pay Difference by Location


For Late-Career Receptionists, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Late-Career Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+35 percent), New York (+26 percent), Washington (+20 percent), and Houston (+16 percent). In Columbus, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Tampa and 5 percent less in Knoxville, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Receptionist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 36%